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Drought resistance of maple growing under contrasting site conditions in the Netherlands
Also possible as MSc internship Maple plays an important role in Dutch forestry due to its litter quality, but also the potential to use its wood for wood modification acetylation). Yet the question arises on how maple will per ...
Supervisor: dr.ir. P (Paul) Copini dr. UGW (Ute) Sass-Klaassen
Department: Forest Ecology and Forest Management Group
 
Which oak to choose? Provenance selection for resilient forests
Also possible as MSc internship Oak is a key species in European forests. The ambition is to keep productive and drought resistant oaks in Dutch forests. To select plant material for future forests provenance trials have been e ...
Supervisor: dr.ir. P (Paul) Copini dr. UGW (Ute) Sass-Klaassen
Department: Forest Ecology and Forest Management Group
 
Frankincense distribution and sustainable use in Somaliland
Also possible as internship The famous Frankincense resin is collected from wild trees of the genus Boswellia. Different species grow in India, Oman, Ethiopia, Yemen, Sudan and Somalia, among other countries. The two species g ...
Supervisor: Prof.Dr. F.J.J.M (Frans) Bongers
Department: Forest Ecology and Forest Management Group
 
High resolution tree growth responses to extreme drought events
Also possible as MSc internship High resolution tree growth measurements as conducted by dendrometers provide us to study tree responses to extreme climate factors, such as drought, with high temporal resolution. In the Netherl ...
Supervisor:
dr. UGW (Ute) Sass-Klaassen; dr.ir. P (Paul) Copini; prof.dr.ir. GJMM (Gert-Jan) Nabuurs

Department: Forest Ecology and Forest Management Group
 
Resilience of old-growth tropical dry forests: assessment and drivers
Also possible as MSc internship Severe droughts associated to El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) events are known to have a devastating effect on tropical forest ecosystems in the Americas. High biodiversity is thought to prod ...
Supervisor: FEM group: R (Rodrigo) Muñoz Aviles, FJJM (Frans) Bongers
Other organisation: JA (Jorge) Meave

Department: Forest Ecology and Forest Management Group
 
Reforesting tropical landscapes: a large-scale demographic study using satellite images in Panama
Also possible as internship. Secondary forest growth has the potential to restore ecosystem functions to millions of hectares of degraded land. As a consequence, forest restoration at the landscape scale has become a conservati ...
Supervisor: FEM group: Prof. Dr. Pieter (P.A.) Zuidema
Other organisation: MSc Cristina Barber and Dr. Trevor Caughlin ( Boise State University, Idaho, USA)

Department: Forest Ecology and Forest Management Group
 
Frankincense Tree Distribution: Mapping and Modelling
The general problem: The iconic frankincense is a resin from Boswellia trees (a genus with ca 19 species) that grow in dry areas in the Sahel, Horn of Africa, Southern Arabian peninsula and India. The resin is used as incense, fo ...
Supervisor: FEM group: Frans Bongers (maybe in combination with specialist in other field, see below)
Department: Forest Ecology and Forest Management Group
 
Sustainable forest management in the Netherlands, how does management influence nutrient cycling and forest regrowth?
Sustainable forest management is a key challenge for the production forests on the poor sandy soils in the Netherlands. Already for a couple of decades these forests are subject to high environmental pressure related to anthropoge ...
Supervisor: FEM group: Marleen Vos MSc, dr.ir. FJ (Frank) Sterck
Department: Forest Ecology and Forest Management Group
 
TIMTRACE – Forensic timber tracing
Also possible as Internship/BSc thesis Illegal logging has been an issue for proper forest management, undermining legal timber exploitation and trade. Up to 50% of the tropical timber traded at the European market is at risk t ...
Supervisor: FEM group: Barbara Rocha Venancio Meyer-Sand OR Laura Boeschoten
Department: Forest Ecology and Forest Management Group
 
Land-use dynamics and ecosystem services in an agro-forest frontier in Mexico
This Msc thesis is part of the FOREFRONT program which focuses on agro-forest frontier areas. Agro-forest frontiers are the particularly dynamic borders between forested and agricultural land. The program aims is to link the lands ...
Supervisor: FEM group: Madelon Lohbeck
FSE group: Lucas Carvalho Gomes
Advisor GRS group: Mathieu Decuyper

Department: Forest Ecology and Forest Management Group
 
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